Chinese New Year: Year of the Water Dragon
Chinese New Year begins Monday, January 23, ushering in the Year of the Water Dragon! After 2011's rather meat-and-potatoes Year of the Metal Rabbit, you're about to find yourself on the ride of your life!
Everything is magnified tenfold in a Dragon year, so it's no surprise that commotion, turmoil and general hullabaloo will characterize the year ahead. The coming 12 months are set to be a bumpy road with interludes of joyful, elaborate festivities. Fortunes will be made and lost with lightning speed; events will be charged with rare intensity. In short, 2012 will be a year of hell-raising and exorbitant fun!
Get an insightful free sample 2012 Year of the Dragon Forecast today and discover what the year ahead holds for you!
Dragon years are favorable for the enterprising and ambitious, so if you want to succeed at something major, start early this year. In China, it's said that a Dragon year brings luck to those who dare to speak out, take charge and even take over! So, don't give
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Between January 14 - February 8, Venus, the goddess of love, will move through sensitive Pisces. This powerful aspect is one of the best all year for maximizing love and beauty! Aside from the romantic possibilities it offers, this is also an ideal time to spruce up your wardrobe and revamp your beauty routines.
While Venus is strong, your powers of attraction are at a peak. If you're single, get out and meet new people. If you're looking to rekindle the spark in an existing relationship, there's no better time than now to do just that!
Each Sun sign responds to this Venus-in-Pisces influence in its own way. Here's how your sign can make the most of this tantalizing transit!
Soften up and trust your instincts. Love may possess a hidden tone now. Get plenty of rest so you don't wear yourself out with all the possibilities.
More than anything else right now, friendships need your heartfelt attention. Be sure to get together with someone you really love -- be it your
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Now that the holidays are over, it's time for life to return to normal ... right? Sometimes it's not that easy. After all, your old routines may not suit the 2012 version of you.
This new year brings fresh energy that encourages you to revamp your career, relationships and day-to-day living. Explore what really motivates you according to your sign's element (Fire, Earth, Air, Water) -- and get back to basics in 2012!
Fire signs: Aries, Leo, Sagittarius
You power through the post-holiday blahs by adopting "just go for it" as your personal motto. Rather than dwelling on what needs to be done, simply dive in and take action! Uranus's positive influence helps Fire signs start this year with a fresh perspective. An experimental attitude creates a sense of freedom, and your unique ideas have great value right now. Furthermore, Venus brings a certain sweetness to help you get along well with others. Take a chance and announce your fabulous ideas -- you'll be surprised at how supportive
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How Your Sun Sign Can Help You Commit To Your 2012 Resolutions!Read More »from How Your Sun Sign Can Help You Commit to Your 2012 Resolutions!
What's the one resolution the stars are urging you to live up to this year? Find out where to focus your energy in 2012 -- you owe it to yourself!
With Uranus in your own sign, you'll want to commit to fearlessly forging new ground. Arm yourself with the confidence that you're one of the very first to do what you do in a unique and experimental way ... and stick to your guns!
With Jupiter in your sign for the first half of 2012, it's time to focus on broadening your horizons. If your resolution involves travel, consciousness expansion or higher education, your Taurus tenacity will kick in without a hitch.
With Jupiter and Venus spending a good majority of 2012 in your stars, commit to working with your brilliant monkey mind instead of against it. Meditation, writing and all forms of constructive mental activity are encouraged. Make it a discipline!
Make this the year you emerge from your shell and mingle like the extrovert you always knew you could be.
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To honor the infinitely hopeful symbol of a baby born on the year's first day, let's look at the astrological aspects of 2012's New Year's babies!
Some in the new age community believe that 2012 is set to birth a population of Rainbow Crystal children -- souls from another dimension who have never been on Earth and will bring about the next evolution of the human spirit. Although all children are foreigners to some extent, 2012's New Year's babies, from an astrological perspective, will be far too practical, responsible and goal-oriented to be confused with a complete newcomer to the human family.
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As with all born on January 1 (regardless of the year), the Sun is in Earth sign Capricorn. Therefore, those born on New Year's Day are endowed with a core authority and personality that makes them, in certain moments, seem more like tiny old people than
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With the bash of all bashes, New Year's Eve, only a short time away, your astrological sign can offer insight on how to make it into 2012 with your mind and body intact!
This New Year's, you'll need to keep the special people in your life on your side, even if it means making extra compromises. Skin and back health are highlighted, so plan extra facials, scrubs and stretching.
This year, New Year's Eve will be the perfect time for you to find or share love, so you'll want to dress to impress. Splurge on a new outfit, or perhaps you'll find something special under the tree! Physically, a detox is a great way to start out the year on a strong note.
You could find that the holiday social whirl has your head spinning, so try to cut back on parties this year. Still, you won't want to spend New Year's Eve alone, so plan a night out with your friends ... or maybe even your crush. Body-wise, target your hips, thighs and derriere with lots of lunges and squats.
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Don't wait until December 31 to make your New Year's resolutions for 2012! One of the most serious new Moon cycles of the year is upon us on Saturday, December 24, making this date an auspicious one to set intentions that require discipline, patience and responsibility.
Capricorn is the sign that rules time, authority and integrity; it's also especially connected to your status in the world. This new Moon in Capricorn asks you to get clear about what you should firmly say "no" to in your life so you can give proper respect to your long-term professional priorities.
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Capricorn reminds that it's crucial to eliminate any attachments and addictions that waste your most valuable resource: time. Examine where your time goes. If more than 20 percent of it is wasted, this new Moon provides you with an excellent opportunity to make changes. Indeed, this is a reality-check new Moon, during
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Sometimes the man in the Santa suit ringing the Salvation Army bell outside your local grocery store inspires a flood of goodwill -- your purse strings fly open and the dollars cascade toward where they're needed most. At other times, that same bell merely reminds you that you're out of pain reliever.
How can you find a happy head space during the holidays? Your Sun sign may have the answer!
Aries: Go commando.
People using pepper spray to ensure they get the last available flat screen TV? Christmas isn't just a holiday anymore -- it's practically a war zone. And since you're the warrior of the zodiac, you ought to have some fun with strategizing. The more time you spend planning, the better you'll revel in the execution.
Taurus: Just eat it already.
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Ever feel like you're experiencing deja vu every holiday season as you wander through stores, with absolutely no idea what to buy for whom? Based on the qualities of all 12 Sun signs, these gift suggestions are geared toward each sign's unique personality. Discover the perfect gift for everyone in your life -- with a little help from the stars!
Rams are fiery, impulsive and active, so any gift that saves time or enables an athletic hobby will go over well. Aries are playful, so try a fun gift such as a game, or an "experience gift" such as sky-diving lessons -- or for the tamer set, a gift certificate to miniature golf. Don't give the Ram anything too practical; the gift that challenges them, initiates a new project or utilizes their intense physical energy will stoke their spirit!
For the Aries men in your life:
A durable watch, the latest digital camera, sturdy sunglasses, shaving kit (nothing too fancy), sky-diving lessons, tickets to a playoff football game, fireplace
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As you attempt the ambitious task of enjoying all the festivities headed your way this holiday season -- without the accompanying stress -- the stars have wisdom to offer. Look toward the Sun to see how this great giver of light and warmth can enlighten your holiday experience!
Aries: Treat it like a business.
As the fiery first sign of the zodiac, how do you adeptly apply your positive, infectious energy while avoiding holiday burnout? There's no reason you shouldn't surrender to your sense of adventurousness (like impulse buys -- just make sure to get the gift receipt!). Pairing up with a grounded Capricorn or level-headed Libra as a shopping buddy or cool confidante might smooth over your periods of boom and bust. Your holiday calling card lies in trusting your gut, taking risks and employing your originality.
Taurus: Follow your senses.
As a steadfast Taurus, you'll find a way to plow through the season in one way or another; your trick, however, is to enjoy it. As an Earth sign